A large volume of scam emails are being reported with many appearing as if they come from existing law firms.
One example appears to come from 'Anny Moore' or firstname.lastname@example.org and appears as:
Kindly find view attached Contract memo below for your attention,
Please go through and direct all queries to us, we anticipate to complete as soon as possible
We look forward to getting your replies
Solicitor – Head of Conveyancing"
What action should you take?
We encourage all of our members and their colleagues to familiarise themselves with our cybersecurity guide - there are helpful tips for individuals receiving emails, as well as sending email, using the telephone and much more.
And if you suspect a fraud, or other internet crime, remember to report it on the Action Fraud website.
Where a fraud or scam has actually taken place, it should be reported directly to Police Scotland.